Home Tips · Savings

4 Cleaning Solutions You Never Heard Of

As we become more and more aware about the effects of household chemicals on our health and on the environment, it is becoming easier than ever to find alternatives to using store-bought cleaning supplies. Most of the commercially produced products contain chemicals like ammonia and bleach, and even though they clean well they can damage… Continue reading 4 Cleaning Solutions You Never Heard Of

Home Tips · real estate · selling

Five Ways to Increase the Appeal of a Property During the Holidays

Squash the Holiday Lull with Thanksgiving Decor Real estate buyers and sellers can be fickle about keeping their home on the market during the holiday season, however, Thanksgiving through the New Year can be a great time to leverage holiday cheer to increase home appeal. Below are five (5) tips to provide to your sellers… Continue reading Five Ways to Increase the Appeal of a Property During the Holidays

buying · Home Tips · Savings

Top 5 FAQs About Home Warranty

What is a home warranty? A home warranty is typically a one-year service contract designed to protect the family budget from unexpected, costly repairs on home systems and appliances. What is covered in the plans? There are several plans and options to choose from to best suit the home’s specific requirements. Basic plans typically include… Continue reading Top 5 FAQs About Home Warranty

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What to Expect When They’re Inspecting: Facts and Myths of a Home Inspection

There are several different situations when a home inspection is a good idea. The most common is when a home buyer is under contract and in the option period of the buying process. Your new home may perhaps be the biggest purchase of your life, so having a TREC (Texas Real Estate Commission) licensed home… Continue reading What to Expect When They’re Inspecting: Facts and Myths of a Home Inspection

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Since it’s Election Day and we’re all focused on the future today: What are you going to do when you quit working?

Excerpts from OutFront magazine by Keller Williams Realty, THIRD QUARTER  2012, VOL. 9 NO. 3: Jim (McKissack): We would ask questions like, “What are you doing to do when you quit working?” My biggest aha was that maybe one out of every 25 people we talked to had even thought about a plan for their… Continue reading Since it’s Election Day and we’re all focused on the future today: What are you going to do when you quit working?

Home Tips · selling · Staging

Staging Tip Of the Week: Curb Appeal Tricks or Treats

by Michelle Lynne   Dallas’ premier resource for home staging, organizing & re-design. http://www.bymichellelynne.com Don’t let the seasonal decor SCARE your buyers away!  Check out the following simple tips so your holiday season is a treat. Staging isn’t just about making a house pretty… it’s about making it SELL. You know those clients who “must”… Continue reading Staging Tip Of the Week: Curb Appeal Tricks or Treats

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Important Texas Property Code Update‏

Effective January 1, 2013, the Texas Property Code update will take effect. Rental properties will now be required to have smoke alarms in each bedroom of the home. This is just one of the many LEGAL REQUIREMENTS. Consult with a licensed Property Management specialist in your area to make sure that you and your property… Continue reading Important Texas Property Code Update‏